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Tuesday practice notes

Senior running back Brandon Holloway had a strong spring practice on Tuesday after a 13-day layoff. (Logan Lowery/ Daily Journal)

Mississippi State held its second spring practice on Tuesday in helmets, t-shirts and shorts. I missed the first hour or so of practice while writing up Malik Newman‘s decision to enter the NBA Draft but was able to make it

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Wednesday practice notes

Junior wide receiver Donald Gray runs a route during Mississippi State's first spring practice on Wednesday. (Kelly Price/ Mississippi State)

Mississippi State conducted its first spring football practice on Wednesday. Oddly enough, the Bulldogs will break for 13 days before practicing again. Here are a few notes I jotted down in my notebook while I was at practice… Junior wide

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Jiles eyes starting spot this spring

Cedric Jiles played in 12 games last fall after missing the entire 2014 season with a hamstring injury. (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis)

Cedric Jiles has already been at Mississippi State for four years and likely will still have two more to go. Hand and foot injuries limited Jiles to just three games as a true freshman in 2012 and a hamstring injury

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Monday practice notes

Junior guard Devon Desper is the only starting offensive lineman that has been held out of the first four bowl practices. (Logan Lowery/ Daily Journal)

Mississippi State held its fourth open bowl practice on Monday afternoon in helmets and shoulder pads. Tuesday will be the final practice that will be open to the public in Starkville. Here are the notes I jotted down while I

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Sunday practice notes

Ephraim Banda, left, has filled the safeties coach vacancy at Miami . (Logan Lowery/ Daily Journal)

There was a pretty good turnout for Mississippi State’s third open bowl practice Sunday afternoon. Lots of couples brought their children along and many were holding items hoping to get signed following practice. Here are a few things I jotted

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Friday practice notes

Mississippi State held its first bowl practice on Friday afternoon and like Dan Mullen has done in the past, most of the younger players received most of the reps with the veterans sitting out of a lot of team drills.

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Mullen confirms Redmond’s injury

Mississippi State’s secondary received a crushing blow as projected NFL first round draft pick Will Redmond will miss the rest of the season with a torn anterior cruciate ligament. Coach Dan Mullen confirmed the news of Redmond’s injury during an

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Redmond may miss rest of season

Mississippi State may be without one of its best defensive players for the remainder of the season. News circulated Thursday morning that senior cornerback Will Redmond had suffered a torn anterior cruciate ligament. MSU will not comment on its injury

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Video: Cedric Jiles

Mississippi State junior cornerback Cedric Jiles comments on the Bulldogs’ focus on turnovers this week at practice. He also talks about the loss of Kendrick Market and how he can relate after missing last season due to injury.  

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Friday practice notes

Today was not only Mississippi State’s on-campus media day but it was also the last one open to the media for the rest of the regular season. We were permitted to watch the first nine periods which consisted mostly of

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Post spring cornerback review

Mississippi State’s back-ups and younger cornerbacks received plenty of reps this spring due to the graduation of Jamerson Love and the recovery of Taveze Calhoun from offseason surgery. Love and Calhoun have been the Bulldogs starters for the last two

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